Safe Water & Latrines for Bangladesh Slum

$2,550 $22,200
Raised Remaining


Enable the community in Pallabi Slum to improve their health and use their time for economic development by building and maintaining a sustainable safe water & sanitation system.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The 4500 residents in the urban slum of Pallabi struggle to meet their daily water needs. Some retrieve water from illegal connections to the city’s water supply, or from construction sites, mosques, or contaminated drainage ditches. People of Pallabi Slum can pay some of the capital costs of and all maintenance costs for a new water system. Our Bangladeshi partner organization will work with them to develop and implement a sustainable community water supply and sanitation system.

How will this project solve this problem?

Construct underground water reservoir with connections to Dhaka Water and Sewerage Authority water mains; hand pumps and drainage facilities; sanitation block with pit latrines; and septic tank.

Potential Long Term Impact

Provide 4500 residents of a urban slum in Bangladesh with safe and adequate water supply.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $2,550

Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $2,550 as of May 12, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $24,750.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Thanks to 3 donors like you, a total of $2,550 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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